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In Hurry... Lens' Triple and my NY hunt

Old 11-17-2003, 12:59 PM
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It was a lot of fun this morning. This particular property is actually split by two of the four regions in this State. In one region, I am allowed one buck and in the other region I' m allowed two bucks. Life is just great for this COF. Last year at this time I was just recovering from surgery in a life threatening situation. GOD has been good to me in spite of some other major problems.

There were actually at least 5 bucks, and maybe 6, that were chasing the doe. A bigger 8 pointer was 40 yards away with some brush in the way. He stood there for about 10 minutes before these two appeared. A smaller 8 pointer, maybe a 6, was within 50 yards when I shot. Then there was the monster 8 that I was really wanting. I think I saw him about 80-100 yards away on the run once I shot. I know the habits and the bedding area of the monster 8. I guess I' ll now have to put David on him.

I never expected to see so many bucks at one time. All of them were after the same doe. Maybe I should have waited and enjoyed a great battle? Not really, because the doe was not about to stop until I shot her. Shooting her was, in hindsight, the best thing to do. It made all the bucks stop long enough for me to get off shots. The neat thing is that my 78# bow was quiet enough to get 3 shots off with all these deer within 100 yards. As a matter of fact, there was a button buck already at my tree when the doe arrived. I shot her and he just stood there looking at her running. He was only alarmed when he walked over and sniffed the arrow that had hit her and was sticking in the ground. Even then, he only walked away very slowly.

I can' t tell you how many buttons, spikes and small bucks I' ve passed this year. The 13 that I already shot this year, except for two buttons that weren' t visible, were all does. We have soooo many deer here in this State that they' re trying some desperate measures to cull the herds. On the way to the hunting property this morning, I saw at least 6 roadkills. On one the head was missing, so I' d assume that was a nice buck. This is what happens when you let the antis have their way for a decade or more. The politicians are now coming around to allow hunters more access to certain areas and liberal bag limits. Some of the biggest deer are woven into suburban housing developments.

Good hunting to all.
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Old 11-17-2003, 06:13 PM
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The cool thing about this is.. he shot them from the same tree I shot the 7 pointer in 2 or 3 weeks ago. I saw a bigger 8 point that day and 2 other nice racks, probably one of these. Funny thing is, we' re not seeing a lot of does there. Just a herd of bucks. Go figure. Last time I was there I did see 4 or 5 does and 2 smaller bucks that had a little sparring match. It' s hell when all you see are bucks you know.
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Old 11-17-2003, 06:24 PM
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Old 11-17-2003, 08:13 PM
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Nice deer Len! I hear ya, there sure is a problem in that area with the Population. Deer everywhere!
My buddy had a huge 10 pointer jump thru his living room picture window at about 2am. Scared the bjesus out of him! Destroyed the front part of the house! Smelled pretty bad for a while as well! keep it up! Congrats![:-]
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Old 11-17-2003, 08:48 PM
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Great pics and great story! In a way it must be nice having a problem with the deer population, but in the future I am sure it will be much better with a lower population giving more food and more space to each deer.
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Old 11-18-2003, 06:44 AM
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Congrats Len...nice job
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Old 11-18-2003, 06:50 AM
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Great going Len, it' s not everyday you can take 3 deer at one time!
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Old 11-18-2003, 08:57 AM
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Excuse me! Am I missing something in how I read this story? Until otherwise corrected, I do not believe I am. Thirteen deer already this year before these three deer? Then shooting each of these three deer before tracking and confirming that each one is individually down and dead before shooting another?

I do believe that other shooters have been raked over the coals for less.
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Old 11-18-2003, 09:03 AM
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Len,

It looks more like a homerun to me than a triple! Looking forward to seeing the pics of Sean' s deer also.
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Old 11-18-2003, 09:23 AM
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c903,

Nope, you read it right. Len and Davidmil harvest probably 25 deer total during their seasons.

From previous posts, I know they donate much of their harvests to food for the hungry and their friends.

I find nothing wrong with shooting multiple deer from the same stand at the same time. I' m sure if Len was more specific, he would probably state that he saw and/or heard all 3 deer fall from his stand.

Way to go, man! Too bad those youngsters weren' t allowed to grow though---but with such a bad deer problem, I' d be banging ' em out like that also.

Great job!

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